Bikaner: The Castle of Royalty and Traditions
It was built in the 15th century. The founder of Bikaner was Rao Bikaji. It is situated in the core of the desert. It is the land of Royal Patronage. It stands like a jewel of the perpetuity. It is a developing city and is continuously becoming a tourist place as well.
Well-liked places to visit in Bikaner are Gajner Palace, Junagarh Fort, Lallgarh Palace, Karni Mata Temple and so on.
Ideal time to visit
The best time to visit Bikaner is between October and March. During this period the weather is very pleasant and superb to travel around.
Must See Places of Bikaner:
Lalgarh Palace: It was constructed by Maharaja Ganga Singh in the reminiscence of the father. Its building has suspended balconies. A portion of it has been malformed into a hotel by Rajasthan Tourism Development.
Junagarh Fort: It was constructed by Late Raja Rai Singh in the year 1593. It is surrounded by the walls of about 986 mts and two entrance gates. Its fort and palaces are festooned by carving stones. It lies 700 feet above sea level. The fort comprises of many mahals and havelis like Phool Mahal, Rang Mahal, Ganaga Mahal and so on.
Deshnok Temple: It is dedicated to a manifestation of Goddess Durga, Karni Mata. It is situated in the south of Bikaner in Deshnok village. It is famous for thousand of rats, who reside there only. There is a myth that if we saw a white rat than it is lucky for us.
Gajnar Palace: It is the most famous marvels of Bikaner. It is the preeminent summer resort for families.
Bikaner is popular for leather items (like shoes, jutties, chairs etc.), wooden goods, Quilts and so on.
Best places for shopping are Bikaner bazaars.
It is also famous for Bikaneri Bhujia, spicy Samosas, spongy Rasgullas etc.